iudex

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Latin[edit]

statua iūdicis (statue of a judge)

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Etymology[edit]

From iūs ‎(law) + dīcō ‎(say, speak, declare).

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Noun[edit]

iūdex m ‎(genitive iūdicis); third declension

  1. judge
  2. decider, umpire
  3. juror

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iūdex iūdicēs
genitive iūdicis iūdicum
dative iūdicī iūdicibus
accusative iūdicem iūdicēs
ablative iūdice iūdicibus
vocative iūdex iūdicēs

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References[edit]

  • iudex” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • an impartial judge: iudex incorruptus
    • the case is still undecided: adhuc sub iudice lis est (Hor. A. P. 77)
    • the finding of the jury: sententiae iudicum
    • (ambiguous) to challenge, reject jurymen: iudices reicere (Verr. 3. 11. 28)